On Friday, August 10, 2012, Governor John Hickenlooper announced his appointment of Bennet Morris to serve as a Montrose County Court judge. Morris will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of the Honorable Jerry Montgomery. His appointment is effective immediately.
Morris is currently the Senior Assistant City Attorney for the city of Montrose, a position he has held since 2003. In this role, he provides a range of legal advice to the City Council, senior staff, the Planning Commission, and other city boards. He previously worked as an indemnity and claims evaluator at the Land Title Guarantee Company.
Morris earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati and his law degree from the University of Idaho.